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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Foundations of Entrepreneurship (BUS-350)


Varies (self-study; self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.

April 2019 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: describe various important business issues as they relate to new ventures; identify and appreciate the knowledge, attitudes, and skills of an entrepreneur; prepare a coherent business plan; explain the essential steps necessary to create and operate a small business enterprise; and describe the fundamental financial requirements and competencies for small business startups.


This course provides students with a basic understanding of how an entrepreneur assumes all the risks and rewards of a venture.  Entrepreneurs who prove to be successful in taking on the risks of a startup are rewarded with profits, fame, and continued growth opportunities. Instructional methods include: study guide, required readings, and a final exam. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Entrepreneurship, Business Management, Marketing, Management, or Economics (4/19) (3/24 revalidation).